Sopore observes shutdown for second day
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For the second consecutive day on Thursday, Sopore observed a complete shutdown.
A day after six militants were killed in an encounter, the villagers of Saidpora accused the Army and police of bulldozing an orchard to make way for their vehicles. "Apple trees on our one kanal orchard have been damaged," said Khursheed Ahmad, a resident of Saidpora, where the militants were hiding. SDM Mohammad Hanif Balkhi admitted that trees were damaged.
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